High-rise fire in Crown Heights, Brooklyn under control after FDNY battle flames

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A high-rise building in Brooklyn caught fire late Saturday morning.

Firefighters responded to a fire in an apartment on the 13th floor of the 14-story residential building located at 1400 Bergen Street at 11:51a.m. on Saturday.

Video shows black smoke billowing from the windows of the building as firefighters worked to get the flames out.

Eyewitness News was told some tenants ran to the roof to escape the smoke and flames.

FDNY reported the fire was extinguished and under control around 12:41p.m.

There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated.



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